I fear to breathe any treason against the majesty of love, which is the genius and god of gifts
, and to whom we must not affect to prescribe.
And he possessed all manner of gifts which cannot he told, and these then ensnared him through the devising of Athene.
And on them was laid an unenviable struggle: for she, even fair, swift-footed Atalanta, ran scorning the gifts of golden Aphrodite; but with him the race was for his life, either to find his doom, or to escape it.
For example, these ravishing ear-rings and this necklace so superb to correspond, were what one called a love- gift.
So Mr Dorrit bought a gift of each sort, and paid handsomely for it.
They were locking up--shutting out his desire and his deception from the indignant criticism of a world full of noble gifts
for those who proclaim themselves without stain and without reproach.
The magi brought valuable gifts, but that was not among them.
The magi, as you know, were wise men--wonderfully wise men--who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger.
Between these two gifts
there were others of generous proportions which came every year from both Mr.
Go, go; you talk boldly of the creatur's of the Lord, though I plainly see you are but a child in matters that concern their gifts
But all the gifts
of the first eleven fairies were in the meantime fulfilled; for the princess was so beautiful, and well behaved, and good, and wise, that everyone who knew her loved her.
When his birthday is come, do you take TEN of the books, and give them to him yourself--that is, FOR yourself, as being YOUR share of the gift
Ward, original literary gifts
, are willing to make a long act of self- denial or self-effacement  for the benefit of the public.
Take now one look at your little friend, and then go forth to seek from the Air Spirits your second gift
I have three daughters, Chrysothemis, Laodice, and lphianassa, let him take the one of his choice, freely and without gifts
of wooing, to the house of Peleus; I will add such dower to boot as no man ever yet gave his daughter, and will give him seven well established cities, Cardamyle, Enope, and Hire, where there is grass; holy Pherae and the rich meadows of Anthea; Aepea also, and the vine-clad slopes of Pedasus, all near the sea, and on the borders of sandy Pylos.